The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Midlands region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 3 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 41 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 21.47% 14.81% 9.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.40% 15.14% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 9 7
Median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £410 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £616
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £37.82 £52.25
% change year-on-year
+13.27% -27.61%
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
183 185 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 95.81% 97.88% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 77 61
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Midlands region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 34 (34.34%) TOGAF
2 28 (28.28%) SAP
3 27 (27.27%) Manufacturing
4 24 (24.24%) Automotive
5 20 (20.20%) Data Management
6 17 (17.17%) Enterprise Architecture
7 14 (14.14%) Finance
8 13 (13.13%) Management Information System
8 13 (13.13%) Windows
9 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (12.12%) SaaS
9 12 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (11.11%) Security Architecture
10 11 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (11.11%) Information Management
10 11 (11.11%) IT Governance
10 11 (11.11%) Active Directory
10 11 (11.11%) Oracle
11 10 (10.10%) CISSP
11 10 (10.10%) Risk Management
11 10 (10.10%) Retail
11 10 (10.10%) Information Security
12 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
12 9 (9.09%) Waterfall
13 8 (8.08%) Data Quality
13 8 (8.08%) High Availability
13 8 (8.08%) BT
13 8 (8.08%) CRM
13 8 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (8.08%) Programme Management

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.05%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (5.05%) Oracle UPK
2 5 (5.05%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.03%) Magento
2 3 (3.03%) SAP APO
3 2 (2.02%) SAP HCM
3 2 (2.02%) SAP MII
4 1 (1.01%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.01%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.12%) SaaS
2 11 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.06%) IaaS
3 6 (6.06%) Office 365
3 6 (6.06%) PaaS
4 5 (5.05%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (5.05%) Yammer
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) Firewall
2 3 (3.03%) Internet
3 2 (2.02%) DNS
4 1 (1.01%) LAN
4 1 (1.01%) WAN
4 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.05%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.02%) GIS
3 2 (2.02%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (2.02%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.01%) Big Data
4 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
General
1 27 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 24 (24.24%) Automotive
3 14 (14.14%) Finance
4 10 (10.10%) Retail
5 4 (4.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.07%) .NET
2 6 (6.06%) Web Services
3 3 (3.03%) EDI
4 1 (1.01%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.01%) JSON
4 1 (1.01%) Node.js
4 1 (1.01%) OAuth2
4 1 (1.01%) REST
4 1 (1.01%) SOAP
4 1 (1.01%) Spring
4 1 (1.01%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.13%) Management Information System
2 12 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.03%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.03%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.02%) SCADA
5 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.01%) Replication
5 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.13%) Windows
2 4 (4.04%) Linux
3 1 (1.01%) Solaris
3 1 (1.01%) Unix
3 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.34%) TOGAF
2 20 (20.20%) Data Management
3 17 (17.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (11.11%) Information Management
5 11 (11.11%) IT Governance
5 11 (11.11%) Security Architecture
6 10 (10.10%) Information Security
6 10 (10.10%) Risk Management
7 9 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 8 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.08%) CRM
8 8 (8.08%) High Availability
8 8 (8.08%) Programme Management
9 6 (6.06%) Data Architecture
9 6 (6.06%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (6.06%) Network Design
9 6 (6.06%) Presales
9 6 (6.06%) SDLC
10 5 (5.05%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.07%) C#
2 5 (5.05%) Java
2 5 (5.05%) SQL
2 5 (5.05%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (10.10%) CISSP
2 5 (5.05%) CISA
2 5 (5.05%) CISM
2 5 (5.05%) GIAC
3 3 (3.03%) Degree
4 2 (2.02%) CCIE
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) COBIT
1 8 (8.08%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Ansible
1 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.01%) Puppet
1 1 (1.01%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (28.28%) SAP
2 11 (11.11%) Oracle
3 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.08%) BT
5 7 (7.07%) Cisco
6 5 (5.05%) Infor
6 5 (5.05%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (5.05%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.02%) Ariba
8 1 (1.01%) HP
8 1 (1.01%) Hyperion